[bug] Hal does not know anything about my floppy drive

Robert Love rml at ximian.com
Sat Jun 19 13:44:22 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 21:01 +0200, Ikke wrote:

> Indeed. Just hypothetic: is it possible to get a Hal event when a mounted
> floppy is removed?

Not without polling the drive - e.g., poking it every n seconds and when
it timesout, fails, and returns error we know that the floppy disc has
been removed.  Not pretty.

> I assume a 'floppy inserted' event is impossible without
> polling...


	Robert Love

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